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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An ordinary bridge, at the end of Princess Street. Offers a great view over both the Old and New Town.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

This is a very normal bridge. I would walk on this bridge If I need too but if I don’t I would avoid it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bibcay
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

The North Bridge is a road bridge that links Edinburgh Old Town with the New Town. Back in the day, the two parts of the city where partly separated by the North Loch, which was drained and the mud removed, before the bridge was built....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed January 17, 2019

There are great views of Edinburgh from both side of the bridge with the Balmoral Hotel at the junction with Princes Street. It's worth taking your time to take some photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

You get good views of Edinburgh as you walk across the North Bridge. It connects the Old Town with the New Town and useful to get to Prince street. We found it useful to get from Princes Street to our hotel.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful panoramic views, the Scotsman Hotel on one side and the Balmoral on another, very crowded, a lot of traffic, but definitely worth taking a walk of the bridge linking the Old and New Town.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Very slow service, the restaurant was obviously under staffed. Items missing from every course. We had to keep asking where things were. Drinks missing, humous missing from the starter. We were then told there had been no humous delivered today! The food that arrived was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katherine B
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The North Bridge is Just a bridge connecting the new and old town. The views are good or parts of Edinburgh.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The walls of this bridge are very high, but it has nice views of the city from here side and is conveniently located right off of the Royal Mile.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carawasthere
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Well, it's a bridge. But it connects the Old Town to Princes Street/the New Town/Waverley station and has magnificent views of the Old Town on one side and Calton Hill on the other.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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